Allied Warships

HMS Tranio

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
Built byHepple Ltd. (South Shields, UK) 
Laid down 
Launched12 Feb 1918 
Commissioned 1939 
Lost26 Jun 1941 

Completed in May 1918.
Taken over by the Admiralty in October or November 1939.
Displacement: 275 tons.

HMT Tranio (T/Lt. L.G. Gillies, RNR) was sunk off Smith's Knoll by German aircraft. Tranio was under tow.


Commands listed for HMS Tranio

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1Ch.Skr. James Bond, RNR4 Dec 193915 Jan 1941
2Lt. Alan Leonard Gustav Gillies, RNR15 Jan 194126 Jun 1941

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